London Baby and Kids Weekend Family Guide
This Weekend for the Entire Family:
Trafalgar Square, Canada Day: Saturday noon-8pm. Celebrate 150 years of Canada with music, family activities, food, art, performance and more. Free, all ages.
JW3, Hampstead Beach: Sunday 2nd July, 9-10:30pm. Make your way to Hampstead and hang out on a golden sands beach complete with great food and drink. Free, all ages.
St. George’s Square, Southwest Fest: Saturday 1st July noon-6pm. Head to Pimlico for a great day of fun fair rides, food, two stages for entertainment, loads of family activities and fun. Free, all ages.
For Older Kids and Perhaps their Younger Siblings
V&A, John Madejski Garden, Create Your Own Doodle Bug: Sunday noon-3:45. Head over to the V & A and make your own machine that will scribble a masterpiece for you. For ages 7+, free … also take the opportunity to enjoy Yung Ho Chang’s exhibit in the courtyard and the grand opening of the Exhibition Road Quarter.
Somerset House, Marty the Mighty Nose: Saturday noon-3pm. Head Seamen’s Hall and interact with the Perfume exhibition in a playful, hands-on experience. Free, ages 5+.
Wigmore Hall Family Day, Museum of Music: Saturday 10:30. Head to Marylebone for a great day of music. Ages 5+, adults £15, children £10.
Regent Street Cinema, Kino Club Films : You can now bring your children to London’s beautifully restored, sumptuous cinema for screenings of better than average children’s films on Saturdays. This week’s screening: Minions. 11:30am, just £1.75.
BFI Families: Sunday 1pm. Stuart Little with Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie. Tickets £8.
Framed Film Club: Head to the Barbican for the Framed Film Club, this week’s feature: Box of Delights Shorts Programme. Saturday 11am.
Gate Picturehouse, Kids Club: This week’s programme: Smurfs: The Lost Village, 10:30. Tickets just £1 with £4 membership, popcorn and juice £2. (best £3 you will ever spend on a rainy Saturday)
Ritzy Picturehouse, Kids Club: Sunday 10:30. This Week’s screening: Smurfs: The Lost Village.
Electric Cinema, Kid’s Club: This week’s feature, Moomins on the Riviera. Saturday 9:30am. Check out the Electric Cinema with its plush, red velvet beds, sofas and armchairs. Looks like a great way for Dad to occupy the kids on a Saturday morning.